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Clinical Director - Trauma Surgical ICU

Camden, NJ Job ID 65276 Job Type Full Time Shift Day Specialty Leadership & Non-Direct Patient Care
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Short Description

Direct responsibility for the daily operations of assigned department(s); including but not limited to: oversight of daily Clinical operations, recruitment, retention, compliance with policies and procedures, support ongoing education of staff and budget responsibility of unit/department.

  1. Directs and coordinates effective operations of the unit/department with 24/7 responsibility to ensure continuity of care and oversight of other management functions.
  2. Directs and coordinates quality efforts of the unit/department to align with organizational goals.  Ensures delivery of quality patient care and interdepartmental collaboration of best practices.
  3. Responsible for overseeing the departmental budget to ensure financial accountability for cost effective/efficient provision of care.
  4. Responsible for supporting a healthy work environment which engages staff and supports professional growth and development.
  5. Facilitates ongoing education and ensures clinical competency of nursing personnel compliance with organizational policies, procedures and practice guidelines.
  6. Responsible for interviewing and onboarding clinical staff.
  7. Responsible for coordinating with the AVP of Nursing Operations clinical departmental needs according to administrative and patient care guidelines.
  8. Ensures patient data and medical records are maintained in confidential manner.
  9. Responsible for patient experience, service recovery and staff engagement.

Experience Required

3-5 years of leadership experience preferred


Education Requirements

Bachelor Degree nursing is required; Master's is preferred


Special Requirements

Scheduled Days / Hours: Monday-Friday flex; full time

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